Treat Your Own Knees
Packed with illustrations of the anatomy of the knee, rehabilitation exercises, plus unique colour drawings of each of the 26 knee injuries covered, this will prove an invaluable and indispensible resource.
Brad Walker, Assoc. Dip. Health Science (Sport and Exercise) runs his own successful business, The Stretching Institute, based in both Australia and the USA, offering advice and tips on stretching. He is the author of two best-selling books, The Anatomy of Stretching, and The Anatomy of Sports Injuries, also published by Lotus Publishing. For further information, see www.TheStretchingInstitute.com
Contents: Introduction, Anatomy of the Knee, Types of Knee Injury, Knee Injury Prevention, Diagnosis and Tests, Knee Surgery, Knee Injury Management and Rehabilitation, Anterior Cruciate Ligament Rupture (ACL), Biceps Femoris Avulsion Fracture, Bursitis, Chondromalacia (Runners Knee), Fracture: Patellar; Femoral Condyle; Tibial Plateau, Hamstring Tendon Rupture, Hamstring Tendinitis, Iliotibial Band Syndrome, Knee Joint Dislocation, Knee Plica (Synovial Plica), Lateral Collateral Ligament Rupture (LCL), Medial Collateral Ligament Rupture (MCL), Meniscus Tear, Osgood-Schlatter Syndrome/Disease, Osteoarthritis of the Knee, Osteochondritis Dissecans, Patellar Tendinitis (Jumpers Knee), Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome, Popliteus Tendon Rupture, Posterior Cruciate Ligament Rupture (PCL), Quadriceps Contusion (Bruise), Quadriceps/Patellar Tendon Rupture, Quadriceps Tendinitis, Subluxing Kneecap (Patellar Dislocation), Tibiofibular Joint Dislocation, Index.